Jan 21 2011

For my up coming get-away

I haven’t been able to travel for a while so I travel a little through pictures I find in Flickr. I made a selection of my favorites and bookmarked them, just in case I can certainly make the time to go.

Barcelona por Claudio Fagundes

Barcelona por Jsome1

Barcelona por Peter Gutierrez

Who know I will take a plain one of these weeks, what would you do?

May 20 2010

Top 5 Must See Patagonia Destinations

Libye, voyage dans le désert près de Ghat (région de l'Akakus) ~ Libya, trip in desert near Ghat (Akakus region) por david_rombaut

Patagonia is one of the top destinations in the world. It is possible to spend months trying to explore national parks, glacier trekking and Picture Perfect visited small towns. However, if your time is limited, it is quite possible to the main attractions in just one or two week tour. Regardless of the amount of time you plan to spend in the region, do not miss the must see five destinations.1. Bariloche, ArgentinaBariloche the gorgeous setting on the shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake, a glacial relict about 100km long, is only one of the many attractions of the city. The hotel is within the limits of the Nahuel Huapi National Park, in Argentina’s Lake District, Bariloche is the gateway to Patagonia. The clear turquoise blue waters of Lake Nahuel Huapi are protected by high peaks and forest. Bariloche is an outdoor lover’s paradise with plenty of opportunity for hiking, biking, skiing, camping and biking. The beautiful city bustling with tourists chocolate shops, souvenir shops, outdoor art markets, trendy boutiques and gourmet restaurants. About two hours south of Bariloche is the small town of El Bolsón, best visited on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday, when the famous Feria artesanal or craft market, is held.2. El Chalten, ArgentinaDeclared national trekking capital of Argentina, the small town of El Chalten is quickly becoming one of the leading Patagonia Traveler’s magnets. Located at the northern end of Los Glaciers National Park a few hours north of El Calafate is located at the foot of the extraordinary snowcapped towers of the Fitz Roy mountain, El Chalten’s well marked and maintained hiking trails offer something for every visitor, from easy to difficult day hikes lasting several days Mountain tours and everything in between. The most popular hike of Mount Fitz Roy / Cerro Torre Loop is on the national park.3. El Calafate, ArgentinaLocated only 80 km from Los Glaciares National Park, El Calafate serves as a starting point for visiting the park. The southern area of the park has one of the world’s largest ice fields on which the Antarctic and Greenland. The park’s main attraction are the huge glaciers that flow is known from the heights of the Southern Continental Ice Cap, especially the blue-colored towering obelisk of ice as the Perito Moreno glacier. A visit to the glacier is undoubtedly one of the highlights for many tourists is about time Patagonia. 4th Torres del Paine, Chilean Patagonia is visiting without crossing the border into neighboring Chile to visit the magnificent Torres del Paine National Park to complete. The park is famous centerpiece is the Paine Massif, a small mountain, which is completely independent of the Patagonian Andes. There are exceptional views over the park, including turquoise lakes, glaciers, icebergs, the Towers of Paine and the Horns of Paine. It is possible to visit the park on a day trip from Puerto Natales, although you really experience its beauty, it is advisable to at least one or two days more, if possible, located at one of the lodges and campgrounds within the parks spend boundaries.5. Ushuaia, ArgentinaAs, when arriving at the end of the world is not enough, there are many other reasons to head south to Ushuaia. Located at the southernmost tip of Argentina, Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina and the Antarctic islands in the South Atlantic. Located on the coast of the Beagle Channel, the channel connects with the Atlantic and Pacific, Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world and the gateway to Antarctica, the only 1000 km away. Popular activities include a visit to Tierra del Fuego National Park in Argentina’s southernmost protected area, and a trip along the Beagle Channel, which is a rare and unique opportunity to experience at sea at the end of the world. While not forget in the city, your passport stamped, so that all your friends at home can prove that you actually make it to the end of the world.

Travel to the Old Days in London... por gutierrezcars

travel photography por Mindstormphotos

San Pedro de atacama tours

May 09 2010

Money Saving Tips

Most of the articles centering on travel tips are designed to save you time and money. This article is from such a tradition of Veer presents tips that you maybe never heard before. Although the following tips will not allow you to save on money, I can guarantee you that they as valuable as money in the near future.Had chewing gum stuck under your shoe or even worse, in your hair? No need to cut the shelf pair of shoes or hair. Ice the affected area with an ice cube. Once the rubber is cured, it would be for you to it.Collar spots not just beautiful sights especially if you are attending a high-profile event. To get rid of them, while inside a hotel, put shampoo in the affected area. Hair shampoos can easily remove oils and dirt from garments.Found suggest that you at just under clothing? Wash them. If the hotel or guesthouse you stay no tumble dryer, do not worry. Hang the freshly washed clothes in a night of lit bathroom. You will notice that your clothes are all but as soon as you wake up the next day.Hair spray dried are good products to manage your hair. But did you know that you also use it to keep those nasty flies out of your room? Spray a small amount of hair spray in the center of your room seats and you will certainly enjoy a fly-free vacation.Want to refresh your clothes? Better make sure you pack in your luggage, washing powder. Place enough detergent in a sandwich plastic bag. Attach a small syringe. When your clothes need refreshing, mix the detergent with clean water. Spray the mixture on the important points of your clothing (such as armpits, neck, bottom, front). If you fear that the room you live in Legionnaires’ disease has spores, a hot shower run for 5 minutes. Make sure to leave the bathroom door open. The steam from the hot shower will kill the unwanted bacteria in your room.Ask. This ultimate travel tip will save you time and effort. Before getting on to new roads or to buy at the nearest supermarket, toiletries, make sure you ask the front desk. Staff will notify you if they have the toiletries you need. You’ll like point you to the place you plan to get her head.

Bless You por Jet-pac

May 06 2010

Your Vegetarian Child: food additives are often ignored

There are not many restaurants Vegetarian Left in Chinatown in San Francisco. In fact, the last few that once existed have closed and the sort of creation Lucky differentiates itself by offering an amazing array of delicious Chinese vegetarian dishes. The tradition of Chinese vegetarian is very old, coming back from the first period of Buddhism. Since that time, Buddhist monks and leaders have perfected the art of reproduction and the creation of flavor without meat. Thus, the noodle soups and fried snacks, vegetarian Chinese creation Lucky is a delight beyond compare. Lucky Creation offers a wide variety of dishes that use seitan, a meat substitute based gluten. This substitution was made to have several flavors, from sweet to savory. Vegetables and noodle dishes are filled with mushrooms and various green leafy vegetables, which complement a light, spicy sauce and sub-seitan. The special menu seems to be the main attraction at Lucky Creation - they serve hot dishes are made from tofu and all kinds of dumplings and fried appetizers that we could feast off before the meal arrives. Lucky Creation seems to specialize in gluten free dishes, tofu dishes sheet, taro root vegetable dishes and some fried delicacies you will not see in other Chinese restaurants. I highly recommend getting the fried taro rolls, which are served with a sweet and sour sauce. The Won-ton soup is filled soothing, but I tell you that for cooler days. I also suggest that the fried noodles with vegetables. For fans of seitan (like me) you appetizer plate of gluten. Gluten is made on site, and this is probably what makes this restaurant very popular. If you wish, you can buy in bulk gluten to eat at home for tea or for cooking. You can go in the kitchen (on the way to the bathroom!) And a glimpse at the food preparation leaders. It is entirely a creation scene.Lucky is located in the heart of Chinatown in San Francisco, 854 Washington St. This is a very small place, so expect to wait when they are busy (which is almost always ) and sometimes expect to share a table with other guests. They are open daily starting lineup, and they close at half past nine. The service is decent, but expect to hail for some attention, because women who work there like to chat and eat. It’s very affordable to eat a Chinese meal in Chinatown, and the creation Lucky is no exception. They do not accept credit cards, so come prepared with cash only … and ready to enjoy a real treat.

Rainbow in Qatar =D(L)! por © Rooody

May 05 2010
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